Caitlin Thornton

Caitlin Thornton is a writer living in Brooklyn. When she's not attached to her laptop or drinking coffee like an alcoholic, you can find the Chicago-native out urban exploring, buried in books authored by drugged-up writers she probably shouldn't admire, and avoiding eye contact with people on the subway. Thornton also writes for the hip DIY magazine, ReadyMade.

Articles by Caitlin Thornton

7 things you could learn from a female roommate

Advice

7 things you could learn from a female roommate

One of my favorite parts about living with the duo of dudes in our humble abode in Brooklyn (we’re broke and it’s nothing sitcom worthy) are the enlightening realizations that arise from spending far too much time together — and only while getting a little baked, I swear.

7 signs that you’re officially a stoner

Advice

7 signs that you’re officially a stoner

It’s time to stereotype! But seriously: for those who have had a sufficient number of encounters with token tokers (or for those who happen to fit the bill) you know that not all potheads are deflated bodies melting on their parents’ couch or dreadlock-donning college dropouts. Stoners come in all different forms — they’re just like us. However, there are a few characteristics a true stoner possesses.

7 ways to get a girl to dump you

Advice

7 ways to get a girl to dump you

Whether your method is to get her to throw your ass to the curb or not, here are a few ways to get that new woman in your life to question her compatibility with you.

7 gifts not to get your girlfriend this Christmas

Advice

7 gifts not to get your girlfriend this Christmas

It’s that time of the year again: You’re prepping to spend way too much time with the kin, maybe traveling across country to see them, and stressing the hell out about getting non-repulsive gifts for your loved ones. And if you have a special lady friend in your life, you may also be doubting every swipe of your credit card (or cricket sound coming from your bank account).

7 things men do that women don’t understand

Women

7 things men do that women don’t understand

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus — personally, I think that’s a load of bullsh-t. Other than our external organs, there’s not a “battle of the sexes.” There are, however, some general misunderstandings.

7 things to do the morning after a one-night stand

Advice

7 things to do the morning after a one-night stand

Rise and shine, you beautiful man! Wait — who the hell is that? Oh, yes, it’s the lovely lady who you stumbled home with at four in the morning after you spent hours charming her to death with your charismatic demeanor, witty world insight, and whiskey-drenched make out sesh. Go,

8 things to master before you’re 30

Lifestyle

8 things to master before you’re 30

Before you get all huffy and emasculated (“Why is a girl giving advice on a men’s Web site? On how to be a man?! WAH! WAH!”), let me give you a behind-the-scenes look on how this list was concocted